Events

A festivals and events calendar has been developed as a practical resource to use as a guide to support academic and wider event planning, it includes details of key religious dates, awareness raising dates, term dates and major national and international days of celebration or memorial.

Go to the Festivals and Events Calendar page

Carer’s Leeds visit the University once per month to offer free, one to one, confidential 30 minute appointments to staff who are working carers.  On Thursday 17 May there will be appointments for staff members who are caring for a family member or friend who has an illness, disability or substance misuse problem. Anyone interested should…
Carer’s Leeds visit the University once per month to offer free, one to one, confidential 30 minute appointments to staff who are working carers.  On  Wednesday 27 June there will be appointments for staff members who are caring for a family member or friend who has an illness, disability or substance misuse problem. Anyone interested should…

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Unity Events have organised a Team Unity walk around campus, visiting different sites and sharing conversations.  There will be fun challenges and will end with lunch, so bring food with you.  
Leonard Matlovich: Gay Rights Hero? A lecture by Professor Simon Hall. “In 1975 Leonard Matlovich, a decorated Vietnam Veteran and Air Force Sergeant came out publicly in order to challenge the U.S. military’s blanket ban on gay service personnel. Championed enthusiastically by influential figures in the gay rights movement, the Matlovich campaign caused profound discomfort…
LGBT History Month is a month long annual event that celebrates the history and achievements of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people every February in the UK.  The national theme for the month is Geography: Mapping the World. There is a wide programme of events taking place across the cities of Leeds and York and…
Binna Kandola Senior Partner, Pearn Kandola LLP ‘Racism at Work’ Over the past 50 years there have been remarkable changes in people’s racial attitudes on race. Generally speaking as a society we are more open, liberal and tolerant. Whilst changes like this should never be taken for granted, we need to be careful not to take…
UNFORTUNATELY EVENT CANCELLED AS THE SPEAKER IS UNWELL   You are warmly invited to the December Women at Leeds First Wednesday Club Hosted by Women at Leeds, the network for all women at the University of Leeds Working with Emotional Intelligence We are pleased to present an audience with Sarah Gray.  Sarah is Head of…
 
The speaker will be Dr Kate Pangbourne. Kate (52) is a University Academic Fellow in the Institute for Transport Studies. She has an MA (Hons) in Philosophy with English Literature from University of Edinburgh (1988), an MSc in Sustainable Rural Development from University of Aberdeen (2003) and a geography PhD investigating Scottish transport governance (2010),…
Enjoy some time out, with some happy treats and unifying chat – all welcome! For more information go to the Unity Events facebook page or contact Farhat Yaqoob  
Friday 3rd November from 6pm onwards at The Emmanuel Centre Join us at the Chaplaincy for a unity social.  We’ll be gathering at 6pm for hot chocolate and biscuits before walking together to the Hyde Park Fireworks at 7pm. Wrap up warm. All welcome!